This school will bring together up to 25 young gender advocates to create a platform for exchange, capacity building. It will also look to develop practical advocacy campaigns on women’s political participation and gender equality in politics on a national level.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the format of the school will be “online-only”.
The main goals of ODIHR’s advocacy school are:
ODIHR’s advocacy school is open to young women and men (up to 35 years of age), gender advocates, active members of women’s organizations, political foundations, mainstream human rights NGOs or non-formal civil society initiatives with a strong track record on advancing women’s political participation and gender equality in politics in general.
Applicants from the following countries are invited to apply:
Applications should be submitted online by Sunday, 12 June 2021 (including) to:
Applications should include basic personal data, a narrative CV (up to 500 words) and a cover letter (up to 800 words) highlighting the motivation and ideas on how the new knowledge and skills could be applied. No other documents will be required at this stage.
All applicants will be informed about the outcome of their application by 25 June 2021.
No fees will be requested.
If you have any queries, please write to the school leader Saša Gavrić, ODIHR’s Gender Officer at Sasa.Gavric@odihr.pl.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.